Owen Brady

Owen BradyBorn: 1841, in Ireland

Married Mary J. Campbell (1851-1883)

Died: 1930, in Houston County, Texas

Owen enlisted in the Confederate Army on 15 March 1862, in Union Town, Al.  He served in Capt. Selden's Co.(Trueheart's Battalion) Ala. L. Art'y., also known as Gid Nelson Light Artillery and Lovelace's Batt'y, Williams' Reg't, Smith's Brigade.  One of his duties during the War was to drive an ammunition wagon.  Owen states about being in a battle saying that, "they lost nearly every member at the Battle of Nashville, Tennessee".  Owen was later taken as a prisoner of war at Citronelle, AL on 4 May 1865 and was later paroled on 9 May 1865 at Meridian, Miss.  After the war he went to Texas in a wagon train from Alabama, along with an Army buddy; Marcus D. Steed, and others.  He settled in the Stubblefield Community and bought a parcel of land from the old Burnett Plantation.  Owen lived on the land he purchased for the rest of his life.

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